Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt is the senior entertainment editor at Fatherly and a contributing writer for Inverse. He writes about TV, film, and books, with emphases on science fiction, Star Trek, Dune, Star Wars, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, Doctor Who, ‘80s pop culture, ‘90s music, kids’ media, and more.

He is also the author of three non-fiction books: "Luke Skywalker Can’t Read" (2015), “Phasers On Stun!”(2022), and the forthcoming Dune history book “The Spice Must Flow” (Fall 2023); all from Plume/Dutton Books (Penguin Random House.) His other writing has been published with the New York Times, Esquire, Den of Geek, SyFy Wire, VICE, StarTrek.com and elsewhere.

Ryan is represented by the Fischer-Harbage Literary Agency and lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and daughter.

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Why The 'Dory Fantasmagory' Books Help Quirky Kids Feel Seen

Few contemporary early chapter books capture the essence of real childhood. Abby Hanlon’s books are different.

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Nobody Does It Better Than Pierce Brosnan

As a father, and man of action, the 70-year-old former 007 is still kicking ass with a twinkle in his eye.

Date Night

Pierce Brosnan's New Crime Thriller 'Fast Charlie' Is Surprisingly Tender — And Hilarious

Come for James Caan’s final performance. Stay for a compact, stylish movie with a lot of heart.

Slime Time

Where To Watch All The 'Ghostbusters' Movies Right Now

We got one!

Positively Shocking

Has The Next James Bond Actor Already Been Cast In Secret?

A previously rumored new James Bond has reemerged as the possible real deal next 007.

007 and Chill

How To Plan Your Holiday James Bond Binge

James Bond is on the move! Here’s where to find 007 movies streaming online.

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The One New 'Doctor Who' Moment To Inspire Parents Everywhere

Donna Noble's words to her daughter should be burned into our brains.

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My Spotify Wrapped Proves My Kid Has Better Taste In Music Than I Do

What happens when little kids become cooler than their parents?

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The Biggest Album In America Right Now Isn’t Online — At All

For some, getting the new Garth Brooks album 'Time Traveler' will be a quest.

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5 Iconic Christmas Movies Your Kids Can’t Watch

Some Christmas movies are perfect for a dark and snowy night, with the kids tucked safely away.

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Jason Momoa's SNL "Rome Song" Is Everything Right Now

Every dude, parent, and even little kid can relate to this one.

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Paul McCartney Reveals His Famous James Bond Song Isn’t About Death

“Live and Let Die” has a surprisingly upbeat secret message.

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Timothée Chalamet Hilariously Brought Back One Of The Most Wholesome SNL Jokes Ever

The strike is over and Chalamet is back... along with an old friend.

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One Great Kids Sci-Fi Show Will Make A Massive Netflix Comeback This Christmas

The previously "canceled" Star Trek: Prodigy is back. In a big way.

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Somehow The New 'Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire' Trailer Is Actually Awesome

Maybe there's some life left in this franchise after all?

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Seinfeld's Day Of Nothing Lets Parents Share Timeless Humor With Kids

What's the deal with the new 'Seinfeld' book for kids?

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Let's Talk About The "Last' Beatles Song

“Now and Then” is more complicated than it seems.

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How 'The Masterplan' Rescued Underrated Songs From Oblivion

In 1998, this album was a revelation.

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Did I Do That? 'Family Matters' Legend To Play Major 'Star Wars' Role

Search your feelings. You want this to be true.

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The All-Time 25 Best Holiday Movies, Ever

From family movies to movies for grown-ups, and everything in between, here’s your new-essential guide to holiday movies.